NU Online News Service, Jan. 23, 11:23 a.m. – MyBenefitSource L.L.C., Atlanta, has named Jerry Franks vice president of West Coast operations.

MyBenefitSource, a unit of H&R Block Inc., handles payroll and employee benefits administration through the Web.

Franks will be responsible for developing a sales operation for the western third of the United States.

Franks previously was vice president of the broker subsidiary of Employee Solutions Inc., Phoenix, where he started a network of property-casualty brokers who wrote third-party workers compensation business. He is licensed as a life and casualty broker in more than 40 states.